How Do I Backup My Smartphone – Tablet ?

This week with the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus being released and those that are swapping from the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 due to its recall will be concerned that they may not back everything up when switching phones.

I am also asked this question constantly , especially after an event when people have lost everything.

Apple Devices – iPhones iPads

There are 2 ways via iCloud or iTunes – instructions are at the link below – but the quicker way is always through iTunes with a password on the backup so that your passwords are transferred.

How to back up your devices using iCloud or iTunes

Android Devices

It largely relies on Google as all Android devices ” should ” have a Google account tied to them 

How to backup Android in 5 easy steps

How To Backup Your Device Using Your Samsung Account

How do I back up data to my Google account from my Samsung Galaxy device?

Author: Adelaide Techguy

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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